Mercer University

Macon, Georgia

Overview

Address1501 Mercer University Drive
School Websitewww.mercer.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

Midsize

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Mercer University is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Macon, Georgia that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 5,454 students applied to Mercer University. Of those students, 3,927 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Mercer University was $36,594, in addition to fees of $300. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Mercer University.

Mercer University has a 66% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Mercer University acceptance rate is 72%. To put this into perspective, 3,927 of the 5,454 students who applied to Mercer University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Mercer University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Mercer University had an SAT score between the range of 1,180 and 1,340. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Mercer University was between 25 and 30 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Mercer University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Mercer University, the tuition for in-state residents is $36,594. Combined with fees of $300, room and board costs of $11,616, other expenses of $2,778 and the $1,200 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $52,488.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $36,894 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Mercer University to $52,488 for out-of-state students.

Students at Mercer University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Mercer University was $5,909 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 29%.

Mercer University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio13:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Mercer University.

Mercer University has a good gender split, with 62% of undergraduates being female and 38% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Georgia residents; in fact, 85% of all students reside in Georgia. However, 14% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Mercer University is 13:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Mercer University to thrive in your studies.

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